Typhoon Nakri weakens with little impact on Thailand
Typhoon Nakri weakened to tropical storm as it made landfall in Vietnam on Sunday night and is weakening further as it moves inland toward southern Laos, the Thai Meteorological Department reported this morning (Monday).
The storm will continue to weaken into depression and low pressure cell over southern Laos and this will bring isolated rain to Thailand’s lower northeast and eastern regions today through Wednesday, according to the department.
Meanwhile, another strong cold front from China is forecast to cover the northern parts of Thailand from Wednesday through Friday, initially bringing heavy rain to the northeast, east and, eventually, the northern and central regions.
After the rains, temperatures in the northeast and north are forecast to fall 3-50C, with cold weather in mountainous areas falling to a minimum of 80C.
Temperatures in the eastern and central regions are forecast to dip 2-40C.
Bangkok and its surrounding areas will be cold and windy overnight into tomorrow morning, with a minimum temperature of 220C and a maximum of 340C.
Northern provinces will also be cold and windy, with a low temperature of 200C and 80C on mountain tops.
The Northeast is also forecast to be cold and windy, with lows of 170C and 90C on mountain tops.